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State-of-the-Art Collaborative Environment
SFC Paul Ray Smith, Simulation and Training Technology Center
Adaptive Tutoring Lab
Virtual/Augmented Reality Lab
Medical Research/Tissue Lab
Open Campus Laboratories at UCF Institute for Simulation and Training
Army UARC - Institute for Creative Technologies at USC
BACKGROUND: On October 1, 2002, Technology Development Center became provisionally part of RDECOM and was redesignated the STTC. The remaining elements of STRICOM became the Program Executive Office of Simulation, Training, and Instrumentation. In November 2003, STTC was renamed in honor of SFC Paul Ray Smith, who later was posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor for actions in Operation Iraqi Freedom.
The center supports a wide portfolio of modelling, simulation and training research from adaptive training and tutoring to synthetic tissue research
COLLABORATION WITH THE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL FLORIDA’S INSTITUTE FOR SIMULATION AND TRAINING:
Second largest university in the Nation and first to offer a PhD program in modelling and simulation – STTC has several engineers that are in the processes of receiving their PhD’s or have already graduated.
Collaborative robotics and human factors laboratories
STTC workforce is augmented both in engineering and administratively through the UCF contract
ARL-HRED STTC manages the ICT one of three Army URACs (University Affiliated Research Centers.
Based in Los Angeles the ICT facilitates collaboration with major movie and game makers to generate some of the best graphics to create realistic computer-generated characters in to enhance virtual characters.
Prototypes provide engaging experiences to improve skills in decision-making, cultural awareness, leadership and coping.
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